The program is administered by Bridge, and the curriculum is provided by Bridge University Partner Autonomy Research Center for STEAHM.

Pre-College Enrichment For STEAHM-2023 Summer Program

Date: June 20 (Tuesday) ~ July 14 (Friday), 4-week program
Time: 9am-3pm Monday to Friday
Place: ARCS and CSUN Campus


  • We are a university research center that offers Shadow Program, a unique opportunity for high school students to engage in hands-on research and gain exposure to cutting-edge advancement in STEAHM (Science, Technology and Engineering, Entrepreneurship and business, Arts, Humanities, and mathematics) through projects that help address real-world challenges such as putting the first woman and first person of color on the moon, growing foods for astronauts in space, and creating a zero-waste society.
  • We help high school students explore their interests and passions, develop technical and personal and interpersonal skills, and gain valuable insights into potential career paths.
  • We provide a transformative experience for high school students who are eager to pursue STEAHM majors and build a strong foundation for future success.

What You Will Learn From the Summer Program?

  • Unique convergence (transdisciplinary) research experience in emerging STEAHM fields.
  • Communication skills for teamwork and public speaking, and in different disciplines.
  • Rapid prototyping and project management.
  • Skills of literature review and R&D mindset.
  • Hands-on experience on practical NASA-related projects.
  • Knowledge and skills in AI, robotics, 3D printing, Python programming, machine vision, data analytics, multi-sensor fusion, cloud computing, edge computing, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Nvidia Jetson Orin.

    What You Will Achieve After the Summer Program?

    • Certificate of completion
    • Selected for Summer Competition Award
    • Selected for ARCS professors’ recommendation letter for college application
    • The Professors’ recommendation for a continued shadow program
    • Selected symposium oral and poster presentation for a continued shadow program
    • Potential co-author on peer-reviewed journal papers and international conference proceedings for a continued shadow program

      Tuition & Fees:

      Registration fee: $250
      Tuition: $5,999/student

      Possible Projects To Join:

       Artemis Mission

      Project Leader – Professor Amiel Hartman

      Workers and Technology Together (WATT)

      Project Leader – Dr. Eugene Tseng